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How Much I’ve Changed in 10 Years

TEN YEARS AGO…..

How old were you?
25

Where did you go to school?
Los Medanos College, baby!

Where did you work?
Dr. Javago, Body Beautiful and 24hr Fitness

Where did you live?
Antioch

Where did you hang out?
the Coffee Cavern

What was your hairstyle?
always curly – short

Did you wear glasses?
yes and contacts

Who was your best friend?
Ang

How many tattoos did you have?
none – then

How many piercings did you have?
four

What car did you drive?
my plum Saturn

What was your favorite band/artist?
can’t remember… how sad!

What was your worst fear?
getting another speeding ticket

Had you driven yet?
yes

Had you been to a real party yet?
yes

Had your heart broken?
yes

Single/Taken/Married/Divorced/Bitter:
taken
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FIVE YEARS AGO……………………………………………….

How old were you?
30

Where did you go to school?
CSU – Hayward

Where did you work?
Where didn’t I???  Mariner Square Health Club, Harbor Bay Club, Oakland & Berkeley YMCA’s, Cal State Hayward, Los Medanos College

Where did you live?
Alameda

Where did you hang out?
Whereever Terrence was

How was your hair style?
curly and short

Did you wear glasses?
Yes

Who was your best friend?
Terrence, Janet, Mariflo, and Ang

Who was your regular-person crush?
then – Terrence, now – still the same

How many tattoos did you have?
one

How many piercings did you have?
5

What car did you drive?
Honda Civic – I think

What was your favorite band/group?
Dixie Chicks — still are!

What was your worst fear?
not getting my Master’s degree

Had you been to a real party yet?
Yeah

Had your heart broken?
Yeah

Single/Taken/Married/Divorced/Bitter: engaged!
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**DECEMBER 2006**

How old are you?
35

Where do you work?
Where don’t I??? I work for the University of Phoenix, Diablo Valley College, Oakland Chamber of Commerce, Harbor Bay Club, Terrence Brewer Productions/Strong Brew Music, just got hired at Laney College

Where do you live?
Alameda

Where do you hang out?
anywhere Terrence or my friends are!

How is your hair style?
curly/wavy, medium length and lots of different colors!

Do you wear glasses?
yes

Who are your best friends?
Terrence, Kala, Vic, Janet, Ang

Do you talk to your old friends?
some

How many piercings do you have:
5 (ears twice and my nose)

How many tattoos?
one but wanting more…

What kind of car do you have?
Honda CRV

What is your favorite band/groups?
Dixie Chicks and the Terrence Brewer Group

What is your biggest fear?
Not having my students like or learn from my classes

Have you been arrested?
No

Has your heart been broken?
Yeah

Single/Taken/Married/Divorced/Bitter:
MARRIED – very happily!

A Fun Survey from MySpace

[1] What is your middle name? It was ‘Anne’, but when I got married, I dropped the ‘Anne’ and kept my maiden name ‘Coombs’ as my middle name – kinda weird huh… to go 30 years with the same name and then it’s not my name anymore…

[2] What color is your mailbox? white

[3] Are you available? for what?

[4] Have you ever hit a deer? Ask Ang about Bloody Sunday or the time we convinced all the people in line that the “antlers came this close to stabbing us through the windshield” LMAO!

[5] Do you have to drive over a bridge to get home? no, but I have to go thru and underwater tube

[7] Who checks the mail in your house? usually me

[8] Do you have a small driveway? yes, one car only:[

[9] Do you know anyone with the same ringtone as you? unfortunately yes

[10] What do you do first in the morning? wish I could sleep more then I go workout

[11] What brand is your printer? HP

[12] Do you enjoy fighting with people? only if I have no vested interest in the relationship

[13] Is your hair naturally straight or curly? curly/wavy

[14] Who was your kindergarten teacher? Mrs. Judy Robertson; 1st/2nd grade: Ms. Starkjohn and Mrs. DeLoach; 3rd grade: Mrs. Sanders; 4th grade: Mr. Olenchalk and Mrs. Stamn; 5th grade: Mr. Rennif and Ms. Jackson; 6th grade: Mr. Newton; 7th grade… trust me, I could go on all the way through my college masters program – teachers have always held a special place in my heart and have often had a profound impact on my life… Ms. Mennillo, Mr. Gregory, Ms. Hobbs, Ed Rocks, Gayle Young, Olga Arenivar, John Hammerback, Ann Pym, and the list goes on…

[16] Are you taller than your mother? yes

[17] Do you have a favorite word? uh, yes, but it might get flagged here on MySpace;p

[18] Are you Good in school? it depends, but I’d like to say yes.

[20] Do you enjoy writing in colored pens? yes!

[21] Does anything hurt on your body right now? my back

[22] Do you often cry during a movie? shamelesslyl

[25] Do you hate your life? not at all – I’m loving it!

[26] Do you get mad easily? sometimes… I don’t have a lot of patience; I’m trying to work on that, though.

[28] What is your biggest pet peeve? students not showing up for class on speech days! LOL

[30] Do any of your friends have kids? a lot of them!!!

[33] How many years older than you are you willing to date? how old is Bruce Willis or Rick Springfield??? Oh, what am I saying, I’m married!

[34] Do you have any friends? uh, last I checked…

[35] Do you have any mean friends? some are very opinionated

[36] What is the ugliest color in your opinion? vomit

[37] Have you ever liked someone who all your friends couldn’t stand? yes

[38] Have you ever felt like driving off a cliff, seriously? hmmm

[40] Do you itch your ears? I scratch them, I try not to make them itch

[42] What brand are the pants/jeans you’re wearing right now? Seven

[43] How tall are you? 5’6″

[45] What is on your feet? socks and my boy shoes from Sears – I love them!!!

[48] Do you want to have kids? still undecided

[49] What is the brightest color you’re wearing? uh, does oatmeal color count?

[50] Who is the friend you have that you would never have expected to know? Layi and Sarah Jessica Parker – oh, okay, she’s not really my friend, just my pretend friend :]

[55] Do you like your dad? LOVE him and can’t wait to see him in 17 more days – it’ll be a whole year!

[56] Do you have any TV shows on DVD? Every freakin’ episode of SATC

[57] Are you wearing make up? mascara and lip balm

[58] Do you have a tattoo? yes – a yin yang with a cat in the middle on my lower back

[61.] Do you know how to draw? only dog or cat heads

[64] Who did you last IM? probably Kala or Layi last Thursday… did you know there’s a new law that allows your employer to read all the email you send and receive from their server??? YIKES!!!

[65.] Do you have a really close friend that you cannot live without? Definitely Terrence!!!

[66] What do you do when you are stressed out? uh, fret, make lists, eat, vent to my friends

[67] Who was the last person that called you? Nikki nu nu

[68] Is there anything you regret? yes

[69] Do you know where your family name originated from? well, my family of origin – ‘Coombs’ is from England; I have no idea about my married name

[70] Is there an animal that creeps you out? I do not like babboons and I know they’re not really animals, but spiders, definitely spiders!!!

GRADES – The Good, Bad, and Ugly

I took the liberty of copying and pasting this fantastic blog entry from my friend Lola’s blog on MySpace – go check her out at http://www.myspace.com/mycorazon – she’s the BOMB!! Love ya L!

Posted by Lola
Grades
Current mood: sympathetic
Category: School, College, Greek

Receiving a low grade at the end of a course is upsetting, granted. Yet, for some reason, even when we know we have not been completing assignments and/or producing low quality work, we are shocked and appalled by low grades. Some go as far as to blame the instructor for the low grade. Why? Particularly when it comes to a final grade, the only person responsible is you! The instructor is not there to chase you around, and continuously create second chances and extra credit to insure you pass the class. Trust me, it is very difficult to find a teacher who is “out to get you”; and if you have been unfortunate enough to find one, why on earth did you remain in the class?

As a future teacher, I can tell you that (most) instructors are really there to help you, they want to help. Trust, they are not there for the money.

We all need to take responsibility for ourselves and our grade.

So here is a list of things you can do to secure a good grade.

· Turn in quality assignments on time

· Keep track of your grade

· Communicate any difficulties with the instructor; remember they are here for you!

· When in doubt, ask the instructor to specify what they are looking for in assignments.

· Ask the instructor to clarify any grade you are not happy with, in a respectful manner.

· Be in good standing with the instructor (it’s not grade grubbing, but it can be the difference between a “+ B” and an “- A”)

If you have done all these and still find yourself with a low final grade, then yes that bitch was out to get you, and you need to appeal.

PS: Teacher, instructors and professors rock!